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Merula, Giorgio -1494

Overview
Works: 627 works in 1,149 publications in 3 languages and 1,942 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epigrams  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Concordances  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  Drama  Software 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Commentator, Commentator for written text, Annotator, Dedicatee, cnm, Compiler, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Printer, Speaker, wat, wst
Classifications: PA6501, 878.0102
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Most widely held works by Giorgio Merula
Epigrams by Martial( Book )

41 editions published between 1472 and 1505 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was to celebrate the opening of the Roman Colosseum in A.D. 80 that Martial published his first book of poems, "On the Spectacles." Written with satiric wit and a talent for the memorable phrase, the poems in this collection record the broad spectacle of shows in the new arena. The great Latin epigrammist's twelve subsequent books capture the spirit of Roman life - both public and private - in vivid detail. Fortune hunters and busybodies, orators and lawyers, schoolmasters and street hawkers, jugglers and acrobats, doctors and plagiarists, beautiful slaves, and generous hosts are among the diverse characters who populate his verses. Martial is a keen and sharp-tongued observer of Roman Society. His pen brings into crisp relief a wide variety of scenes and events: the theater and public games, life in the countryside, a rich debauchee's banquet, lions in the amphitheater, the eruption of Vesuvius. The epigrams are sometimes obscene, in the tradition of the genre, sometimes warmly affectionate or amusing, and always pointed. Like his contemporary Statius, though, Martial shamelessly flatters his patron Domitian, one of Rome's worst-reputed emperors. D.R. Shackleton Bailey now gives us in three volumes, a reliable modern translation of Martial's often difficult Latin, eliminating many misunderstandings in previous versions. The text is mainly that of his highly praised Teubner edition of 1990
Enarrationes vocum priscarum in Libris de re rustica, by Giorgio Merula( Book )

26 editions published between 1541 and 1549 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enarrationes vocvm priscarvm in libris de re rvstica by Giorgio Merula( Book )

18 editions published between 1541 and 1966 in Latin and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De homine libri duo by Galeotto Marzio( Book )

10 editions published between 1517 and 1610 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In hoc volumine haec continentur. Neruæ & Traiani, atq; Adriani Cæsarum vitæ ex Dione, Georgio Merula interprete by Cassius Dio Cocceianus( Book )

7 editions published between 1516 and 1519 in Latin and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Valerii Martialis Epigrammatum libri XIV. by Martial( Book )

11 editions published in 1601 in Latin and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galeoti Martii narniensis de homine libri duo by Galeotto Marzio( Book )

10 editions published between 1517 and 2016 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scriptores rei rusticae by Marcus Porcius Cato( Book )

12 editions published between 1472 and 1494 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galeotti Homo Non Exenteratvs by Galeotto Marzio( Book )

3 editions published in 1517 in Latin and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comoediae by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

18 editions published between 1472 and 1495 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera by Angelo Poliziano( Book )

1 edition published in 1498 in Latin and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plautus by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

3 editions published in 1495 in Latin and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAUTUS (Titus Maccius), born about 245 B.C. at Sarsinia in Umbria, came to Rome, engaged in work connected with the stage, lost his money in commerce, became for a time a baker's help, and for the rest of his life composed comedies. After his death in 184 B.C. 130 plays were ascribed to him, but at last only 21 were accepted as genuine; and in fact 21 (one being incomplete have survived. The basis of all is a free translation from comedies by such writers as Menander, Diphilus, and Philemon. So we have Greek manners of Athens c. 225-185 B.C. with Greek places, people, and customs, and a distinctive plot, for popular amusement in a Latin city whose own 'culture' was not yet developed and whose manners were more severe. But to make his plays 'live' for his audience, Plautus included many Roman details, especially concerning slavery, military affairs, and law, with some invention of his own, especially in management of metres. The resulting mixture is lively, genial and humorous, with good dialogue and vivid style. There are plays of intrigue alone (Bacchides, Mostellaria, Pseudolus); of intrigue with a recognition-theme (Captivi, Poenulus, Curculio); plays which develop character (Auluaria, Miles Gloriosus); others which turn on mistaken identity (accidental as in the Menaechmi imitated by Shakespeare in his 'Comedy of Errors'; caused on purpose as in Amphitruo); plays of domestic life (Mercator, Casina, both unpleasant; Trinummus, Stichus, both pleasant). We are told that Plautus' plays were under St. Jerome's pillow as he slept: They were certainly favourites of Luther
De antiquitate Vicecomitum by Giorgio Merula( Book )

12 editions published between 1499 and 1500 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Fabij Quintiliani Oratoriarum institutionū lib. XII by Quintilian( Book )

6 editions published between 1516 and 1519 in Latin and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galeoti Martii Narniensis De Homine : Libri Dvo by Galeotto Marzio( Book )

5 editions published in 1517 in Latin and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marci Tulli Ciceronis Epistolarum familiaru[m] libri. XVI. by Marcus Tullius Cicero( )

2 editions published in 1509 in Latin and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In hoc volumine haec continentur. Neruae & Traiani : atq[ue] Adriani Caesarum vitae ex Dione by Dione Cassio( Book )

5 editions published in 1519 in Latin and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dion Cassius Nicaeus. Aelius Spartianus. Iulius Capitolinus. Aelius Lampridius. Vulcatius Gallicanus. by Cassius Dio Cocceianus( Book )

3 editions published in 1544 in Latin and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alessandrino, Giorgio

Alessandrino Giorgio 1424?-1494

Alessandrino, Giorgio ca. 1424-1494

Alexandrino Giorgio

Alexandrinus Georgius

Alexandrinus Georgius 1424?-1494

Alexandrinus, Georgius -1494

Alexandrinus, Georgius ca. 1424-1494

Alexandrinus, Georgius d. 1494

Alexandrinus, Georgius, m.1494

Georges -1494 Merlani

Georges Merlani -1494

Georgij -1494 Aleksandrijskij

Georgij Aleksandrijskij -1494

Georgio Merlano di Negro

Georgio Merula

Georgio von Alexandrien.

Georgios von Alexandrien.

Georgios von Alexandrien -1494

Georgius -1494 Alexandrinus

Georgius -1494 Merlanus

Georgius -1494 Statyellensis

Georgius Alexandrinus.

Georgius Alexandrinus -1494

Georgius, Alexandrinus, d. 1494

Georgius, Alexandrinus, m.1494

Georgius d. 1494 Alexandrinus

Georgius Merlani

Georgius Merlanus

Georgius Merlanus -1494

Georgius Merula

Georgius Merula Alexandrinus.

Georgius Merula Italiaans filoloog (1430-1494)

Georgius Merula Italian scholar

Georgius Merulla -1494

Georgius Statyellensis -1494

Georgius von Alexandrien

Georgivs Mervlla -1494

Giorgi -1494 Alek'sandrieli

Giorgi Alek'sandrieli -1494

Giorgio -1494 Merlano di Negro

Giorgio -1494 Merula

Giorgio Merlano di Negro -1494

Giorgio Merula

Giorgio Merula -1494

Giorgio Merula filologo, storico e umanista italiano

Giorgio Merula italienischer Humanist

Giorgius Alexandrinus c. 1424-1494

Gjergj Merula

Merlani, Georgius

Merlani, Georgius -1494

Merlano di Negro, Georgio

Merlano di Negro, Giorgio -1494

Merlano di Negro, Giorgio c. 1424-1494

Merola, Giorgio c. 1424-1494

Merula, Ge -1494

Merula, Georg

Merula, Georges

Merula Georges 1424?-1494

Merula, Georges ca. 1424-1494

Merula, Georgino, m.1494

Merula, Georgio

Merula Georgius

Merula Georgius 1424?-1494

Merula, Georgius -1494

Merula Georgius Alexandrinus

Merula, Georgius ca. 1424-1494

Merula, Georgius d. 1494

Merula Giorgio

Merula, Giorgio ?-1494

Merula, Giorgio d. 1494

Merula Giorgius

Merulla, Georgius -1494

Mervlla, Georgivs -1494

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Latin (200)

Italian (10)

English (1)